I think a lot of it has to do with over-ordinancing. So, it’s hard to get fruit trees planted because they attract bees, which might sting people. They drop fruit onto the ground, which could be hazardous if you step on it and fall. It’s messy.
Those are some of the reasons Megan Betz hypothesizes why community orchards aren’t as ubiquitous as community gardens. She takes us on tour of the Bloomington Community Orchard.
From Harvest Public Media, why some say Right To Farm legislation pits farmer against farmer. And, forensic testing to spot antibiotics in milk.
Then, we go on the hunt with an Indianapolis dumpster diver.
And, Chef Bob Adkins throws together some pickled eggs.
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Stories On This Episode
The amendment has become a hot button issue. On one side: commodity groups. On the other: animal rights groups.
Bob Adkins grew up eating pickled eggs made by his grandmother. Now that he's a chef, he's sharing the tradition with his customers.
Farmers often treat sick cows with antibiotics, but no one wants to ingest any medicine with their cold glass of milk.
An anonymous dumpster diver gives Earth Eats a glimpse into his trade, combating food waste.